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San Marco Books and More - March 2020 Book Club


March 2020


Winesburg, Ohio, by Sherwood Anderson

March 10th, 2020, 6:30 p.m.

Before Raymond Carver, John Cheever, and Richard Ford, there was Sherwood Anderson, who, with Winesburg, Ohio, charted a new direction in American fiction--evoking with lyrical simplicity quiet moments of epiphany in the lives of ordinary men and women. In a bed, elevated so that he can peer out the window, an old writer contemplates the fluttering of his heart and considers, as if viewing a pageant, the inhabitants of a small midwestern town. Their stories are about loneliness and alienation, passion and virginity, wealth and poverty, thrift and profligacy, carelessness and abandon.

Please join us March 10th, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. for this book club discussion professionally facilitated by Stacey Goldring of Chapter Endnotes.

We have this book in stock in our store or you may order your copy from our website below.

Event date: 
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Event address: 
San Marco Books and More
1971 San Marco Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32207-3211
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By Sherwood Anderson, Malcolm Cowley (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9780140186550
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Classics - September 1st, 1992

March Book Club Discussion - March 10th 10th, 2020

George Willard is a young reporter on the Winesburg Eagle to whom, one by one, the inhabitants of Winesburg, Ohio, confide their hopes, their dreams, and their fears. This town of friendly but solitary people comes to life as Anderson's special talent exposes the emotional undercurrents that bind its people together. In this timeless cycle of short stories, he lays bare the life of a small town in the American Midwest.